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The Cohesion3D Mini can be dropped into the K40 Laser Cutter in under 20 minutes to provide an immediate performance upgrade. Smoothie is the only firmware which calculates the PWM value based on acceleration every single step, resulting in the cleanest possible cut and even power around corners. No burned corners here!

The K40 is a very inexpensive laser cutter that can be procured on eBay in the $340 range. It is capable of engraving leather and metal and cutting wood and plastic. However, the stock electronics are very lacking in functionality and actually restrict the user to a limited version of Coreldraw which is not pleasant to use. This upgrade opens the door to using any gCode generator and sender to control your machine, such as the awesome Lightburn Software.

We highly recommend adding our USB Cable and power supply upgrade kit to your order. The USB Cable that comes with the K40 is known to cause communications issues, and the power supply in the K40 puts out a very weak 24v rail that can cause stability issues. If you want to add a Z Table and/or Rotary attachment to your K40, you must absolutely use a separate power supply for the board.

This tool is not associated with, nor approved by Cohesion3D. Use at your own risk!

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My name is Brian and I am a full time geek! Before being pulled in to a real estate firm as their digital marketing guru I was Operations Manager/Senior Network Engineer/Lead Color Digital Imaging Technician for a medium sized Copier/Printer/IT firm. I have been taking things apart since i was old enough to handle a screwdriver and, over the years, have figured out how to put stuff back together. My toys growing up were oscilloscopes, Z80 based microprocessors, tools, and the like and I am heavily addicted to all things technical. I look forward to bringing hi-tech to you! Feel free to contact me if you wish.
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